Estonia is making a name for itself in terms of business opportunities and digital nomads offering varying visa options. But beyond that, this Baltic nation is a charming and welcoming place worth more than just a stopover. Wander the streets of Tallinn, explore Estonian forests and learn about the history in this unique little corner of the world.
Drinking water: Safe to drink from the tap
Plugs: Type C and F (See photo below)
Open for those fully vaccinated within the last 12 months. See website for non vaccinated requirements.
Official currency: € Euro
Budget: Budget travelers can get by on less than €25 / day and mid range is more around €55 / day.
Credit cards: Common, check with your company about international fees
Tipping: 10% for good service
Schengen state. 62 countries can enter for 90 days within 180 visa free.
**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**
**Assuming you are current on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations specific to your home country**
Exercise Normal Precautions
**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**
Official Languages: Estonia
Hello: Hola Goodbye: Head aega (HEH-ahd AH-eh-gah.)
Thank-you: Tänan (TA-nahn)
Yes: Jah. (ya) No: Ei (ay)
Beer: õlu (you’d be better off googling it) Wine: vein (vane)
When to go
The weather is warmest from May to September. You’ll also see lush vegetation and have the chance to see a few outdoor festivals. It can still get cooler at night with some rainfall so bring a jacket. Winter brings a plethora of winter sports with much shorter days and cold temps.
Hire local guides
Eat, stay and shop local
Be environmentally responsible